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News |  21 Nov 2016 13:12 |  By RnMTeam

Global Citizen Festival to launch new app soon

MUMBAI: With the aim to encourage more active participation from people across the globe, Global Citizen Festival's CEO Hugh Evans said that they are planning to launch a new app within few weeks.

Evans, who was present at the Global Citizen Festival India here, told media: "We are launching an app in some weeks where anyone can take part of the movement and also earn some rewards."

Evans said that only "talking about the cause will not help".

"But the action will do that. So once we launch the app, it would be more accessible to people who want to contribute to our movement to end extreme poverty by 2030," he added.

Global Citizen Festival India is a movement brought to India by Global Citizen, a social action platform, and The Global Education and Leadership Foundation (tGELF), an organisation focused on cultivating ethical, altruistic leadership to improve the state of the planet through collective action.

Global Citizen Festival India will in future comprise a distinctive mix of events, grassroots activism, media campaigning and online activation, to catalyse India's 15-year journey towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, and to bring about the end of extreme poverty.

Chris Martin, who is the frontman of British Band Coldplay, is the current creative director of the event, and he will fulfil this role for the next 15 years.

(Source: IANS)